TV Ratings Friday: ‘Dateline’ Again Leads NBC Win; ‘Karaoke Battle USA’ Finishes Down
NBC’s Dateline was the top rated show of the night, but its 1.5 adults 18-49 rating was down 21% vs. last week (which featured Tom Brokaw looking back at 9/11). Earlier in the evening, the 2011 NCLR ALMA Awards special scored a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating. That’s up 60% from the last time it was on broadcast TV (ABC, 9/18/2009).
NBC lead all English broadcast nets in adults 18-49 and total viewers on the night.
Karaoke Battle USA’s season (series?) finale was down a tenth of a point vs. last week to a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating. Following it, in what was billed as a season premiere (even though it never really has an “off” season) 20/20 had a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating, up 20% vs. last Friday.
CBS’s 48 Hours: Bullying: Words Can Kill special drew a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating at 8pm.
Overnight broadcast primetime ratings for Friday, September 16, 2011:
results via Marc Berman.
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating||18-49 Share||Viewers Live+SD (million)|
|8:00PM||CBS||48 Hours: Bullying||1.0||4||4.73|
|FOX||Kitchen Nightmares -R||1.0||4||2.55|
|NBC||2011 ALMA Awards||1.0||4||2.55|
|ABC||Shark Tank -R||0.9||3||3.86|
|9:00PM||NBC||Dateline NBC (9-11p)||1.5||5||5.44|
|CBS||CSI: NY -R||0.8||3||5.76|
|ABC||Karaoke Battle USA||0.7||2||3.20|
|CW||The Secret Circle -R||0.5||2||1.61|
|CBS||Blue Bloods -R||0.9||3||6.39|
Bonus Late Night ratings via NBC press note:
In late-night metered-market households Friday night (the San Diego market is currently excluded):
In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 2.9/7; CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” 1.9/5 with an encore; and ABC’s combo of “Nightline,” 3.0/7; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 1.3/4 with an encore.
In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 0.9/4; “Late Show,” 0.4/2 with an encore; “Nightline,” 0.9/4; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.5/2 with an encore.
At 12:35 a.m., “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (1.5/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (1.0/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.6/4 in 18-49) topped “Late Late Show” (0.2/1).
At 1:35 a.m., “Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.9/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.
NOTE: All ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.
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